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Notification on the address after initial landing(medium to long-term residents)

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Notification on the address after initial landing(medium to long-term residents)

※In cases where a notification stipulated in Article 30-46 of the Residential Basic Book Act is made by presenting a residence card or a passport on which the statement that a residence card will be issued at a later date is made, to the office of the municipality, the notification on the address mentioned below shall be deemed to have been made. (Submission of a notification on the address as mentioned below is not not required.)

ocedure Name Notification on the address after initial landing
Governing Law Article 19-7, paragraph 1 of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act
Person to notify A medium to long-term resident after initial landing (You will jump to the official website of the Immigration Bureau.)
Time to notify Within 14 days of the date on which the address is established
Who may submit
  1. The notifier (except for those under the age of 16 years)
  2. A representative
    1. (1) A relative aged 16 or above living together with the notifier, in cases where the notifier is under the age of 16 years, suffers from an illness (Note 1), or is unable to apply for the residence card owing to other grounds
    2. (2) A relative aged 16 or above living together with the notifier, pursuant to the request of the notifier (Note 2)
    3.   (3) A person who receives a request from persons mentioned in paragraph 1 or 2(1), o r the legal representative of the notifier

(Note 1) In the event of "illness", please bring the medical certificate, etc. as necessary material.

(Note 2) In the event of proxy by "request", please bring a letter of proxy 【PDF】 as necessary material.

The recipient of a residence card Same as above
Fee No fees are required.
Necessary documents
  • Notification form
  • Presentation of a residence card or a passport on which the statement that a residence card will be issued at a later date is made.

    ※ Please ensure that the notifier is carrying a copy of the residence card or the passport on which the statement that a residence card will be issued at a later date is made, in cases where the representative takes procedures for notifying an address after initial l anding in connection with the notifier.

Format Notification on Address 【PDF】 【EXCEL】

(Note 1) You can print this form on a sheet of paper of Japanese Industrial Standards Size A4 before use.

(Note 2) The form may be printed out in a scaled-down version, so please uncheck the box "Scale down the page according to the size of paper (K)" in the Print dialogue box before printing out.

Where to submit The responsible section of the municipality to which the address belongs
Office hours Office hours of the responsible section of the municipality
Information services The responsible section of the municipality to which the address belongs

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